necrophagous

/ (nəˈkrɒfəɡəs) /

adjective

(of an animal, bird, etc) feeding on carrion

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Medical definitions for necrophagous

necrophagous
[ nə-krŏfə-gəs ]

adj.

Feeding on carrion or corpses.
Necrophilous.
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